Waste Edge 400

Combined Usage/Security and Fullness Monitor System

Gives You the Best of Both Worlds… Lower Waste Removal Costs and Access Control

One Plus Waste Edge 400Lower your waste hauling costs and control access to compactor with the patented Waste Edge #400. It combines the Usage/Security and the Fullness Systems. Enables management to control waste compactor usage. Decreases cost by reducing the number of waste container pick-ups. Return on investment in just months!

The Usage/Security function: Controls access to use of a waste compactor and tracks compactor usage. Data retrieval and edit functions are performed on a PC.

Ideal for shopping centers, malls, industrial complexes, hotels and healthcare facilities.

The Fullness function accurately determines fullness levels in a waste compactor container and automatically sends pick-up reports to a designated PC.

Retrofittable to most new or existing waste compactors. No need to change compactors or haulers.

Waste Edge 400 Diagram

Fullness Functions

  • System electronically monitors a compactor’s activity and reports container fullness levels to a PC
  • Saves you up to thousands of dollars each and every year by eliminating unnecessary pick-ups of partially filled containers…reduces pick-ups by an average of 25 % to 50%.
  • Eliminates container overflow
  • Eliminates employee involvement in checking and reporting container fullness levels
  • System intelligence eliminates false ‘Full’ readings caused by jams and pressure surges
  • Compactor usage changes due to seasonal activity and holidays are no longer a concern
  • Timely pick-ups assure a cleaner, safer work environment


Usage/Security Functions

  • User can easily access use of the compactor by entering ID number on the Monitor keypad and/or by using an ID card. LED display guides user
  • Prevents unauthorized compactor use
  • Provides data for accurate and equitable distribution of waste removal costs
  • On-site Waste Edge Monitor supports 256 accounts (users) per compactor
  • Modular design allows expansion for additional functions and features
  • Oversized keypad for easy use with gloves
  • Large LED display offers maximum visibility
  • Management can perform remote editing and data retrieval functions such as:
    – adding or closing accounts
    – locking out unauthorized users
    – retrieving usage totals for billing or historical records
  • Stores up to 1 year of detailed account usage information on PC hard drive
  • Management can generate a wide range of reports, sorted by account, department, compactor, region and/or designated time period

Standard Operation & Configuration

  • One Waste Edge 400 Usage/Security Monitor is required for each waste compactor. Installation at compactor site
  • The Monitor operates in conjunction with the WinEdge Software Program. (Communicates with 1 or up to 4000 Monitors)
  • Monitor automatically reports ‘Full’ and ‘Empty’ compactor container status
  • System controls access to use of a waste compactor, tracks and reports compactor usage
  • Data retrieval is performed remotely on a PC including changes, additions, deletions or lock-outs
  • A variety of management reports can be generated

Standard System Features

  • Waste Edge Model 400 Usage/Security & Fullness Monitor
  • Digital pressure transducer with snubber
  • Keypad-Lexan, U.V. stabilized
  • Easy to read LED display
  • Built-in RS232 port
  • Programmable spare inputs and outputs
  • Power filter with surge protection
  • On-board LED status lights
  • Non-volatile memory prevents data loss during power interruption or extended power loss
  • Built-in board level modems


  • Automated ‘pick-up’ request sent to a Fax machine, in addition to a PC
  • Card Reader: Alternative or additional means of accessing use of compactor with an ID card
  • Phone Line splitter system: Enables a single phone line to communicate with up to 9 separate compactor monitors
  • Can be used with TRASHPASS
  • On-site indicator light: Lights when a successful call out has been made to order a pick-up
  • Compactor Diagnostic Maintenance Modules:
    – Monitors compactor hydraulic system
    – Automatically notifies of need for service
    – Monitors oil level and temperature